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Washington Mystics vs. Connecticut Sun - 6/29/19 WNBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

Game
Connecticut Sun at Washington Mystics
Date & Time Saturday June 29, 2019, 2:00 PM (EDT)
Location
Entertainment and Sports Arena
Washington, DC
The Line
The Line: Washington Mystics -7 -- Over/Under: 160
TV Channel
ESPN, NBA TV CANADA
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The Connecticut Sun and Washington Mystics meet Saturday in WNBA action at the Entertainment and Sports Arena.

The Connecticut Sun look for a win after winning seven of their last nine games. The Connecticut Sun are averaging 79.9 points on 41.8 percent shooting and allowing 74.9 points on 42.5 percent shooting. Jonquel Jones is averaging 16.4 points and 11 rebounds while Alyssa Thomas is averaging 12.8 points and 3.4 assists. Courtney Williams is the third double-digit scorer and Jasmine Thomas is dishing 5.6 assists. The Connecticut Sun are shooting 35.6 percent from beyond the arc and 71.4 percent from the free throw line. The Connecticut Sun are allowing 28.5 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 37.2 rebounds per game. The Connecticut Sun have split their last six road games.

The Washington Mystics look to stay hot while building on their four-game winning streak. The Washington Mystics are averaging 85.5 points on 45.1 percent shooting and allowing 74.5 points on 42.7 percent shooting. Elena Delle Donne is averaging 17 points and 8.8 rebounds while Emma Meesseman is averaging 13.3 points and 2.3 assists. Ariel Atkins is the third double-digit scorer and Kristi Toliver is dishing 5.3 assists. The Washington Mystics are shooting 34.3 percent from beyond the arc and 85.9 percent from the free throw line. The Washington Mystics are allowing 31.2 percent shooting from deep and are grabbing 33.1 rebounds per game. The Washington Mystics have won three of their last four home games.

The Sun are 0-4 ATS in their last 4 games playing on 2 days rest, 0-4 ATS in their last 4 road games and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games overall. The Mystics are 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games following a straight up win and 4-0 ATS in their last 4 games overall. The Sun are 4-1 ATS in the last 5 meetings in Washington and 8-2 ATS in the last 10 meetings. The under is 5-2 in Mystics last 7 overall. The under is 4-1 in Sun last 5 Saturday games.

The Connecticut Sun have beaten the Mystics twice this season, but now they go on the road where they're not as effective and are shooting just 37.7 percent from the field. The Washington Mystics are riding a four-game winning streak and are winning their last five games by an average of 14.4 points. At home this season, the Mystics are winning by an average of 15 points while shooting 46.7 precent from the field. I'll eat the reasonable number with the Mystics at home based on their current form. 

Pick:
Washington Mystics -7

Randy Chambers has been with Sports Chat Place since 2014 and covers everything from the NFL to WNBA and tennis. Nobody works harder in this business in terms of content produced and amount of sports covered. Formerly a lead college football writer with Bleacher Report and has had his work featured at Fox Sports, CBS Sports and various other outlets.

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